S.Con.Res.26 - A concurrent resolution recognizing the need to improve physical access to many federally funded facilities for all people of the United States, particularly people with disabilities.113th Congress (2013-2014)
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|Sponsor:||Sen. Blumenthal, Richard [D-CT] (Introduced 11/21/2013)|
|Committees:||Senate - Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions|
|Latest Action:||Senate - 11/21/2013 Referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions. (text of measure as introduced: CR S8466) (All Actions)|
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Summary: S.Con.Res.26 — 113th Congress (2013-2014)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in Senate (11/21/2013)
Recognizes the hardships that people with disabilities must overcome every day.
Reaffirms support of the Architectural Barriers Act of 1968 and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990.
Recommends that the United States Postal Service (USPS) and federal agencies install power-assisted doors at post offices and other federally funded facilities to ensure equal access for all people.
Pledges to continue to identify and remove the barriers that prevent equal access to federal government services.